Rushworth is an average performer in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Rushworth gave property investors a disappointing capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 1.04%.
Comparing Rushworth,3612 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period
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Gold rush town enjoys a golden growth period
Median house price: $210,000
Three-year growth: 32.91%
Rental yield: 5.70%
The suburb of Rushworth got its name from its inception during the 1853 gold rush in Victoria. While the rush is long over, the suburb is riding the waves of sustained growth.
Houses are astoundingly affordable at just $210,000 even after a significant price increase of over 12% in the February 2017 quarter alone. The almost 6% average yield is certainly eye-catching for investors, along with the potential shown for long-term growth seeing as the market has not fumbled in five years.
Rushworth is home to a few schools, including a P-12 college and St Mary’s primary school. There’s also a bakery/café. The suburb has much to offer as a tourist spot – there’s the local heritage walk and the Rushworth museum, for example. The Rushworth State Forest is located nearby and is perfect for bushwalking. 8km north of the suburb, Waranga Basin is a popular fishing destination.